AAFP Foundation

Senior Immunization Grant Awards

The Senior Immunization Grant Awards Program provides funding to Family Medicine residency programs to enhance residents' quality improvement and/or community health training, while improving the rates of influenza and pneumococcal vaccines in patients age 65 and older during the 2014-2015 influenza season (October 2014 - March 2015).

Announcing the 2014-15 Grant Award Recipients

The AAFP Foundation is pleased to announce the 16 Family Medicine residency programs selected to receive a Senior Immunization Grant Award.

  • Duke/Southern Regional Area Health Education Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Georgia Regents University Augusta Family Medicine Residency, Augusta, Georgia
  • Hidalgo Medical Services Family Medicine Residency, Silver City, New Mexico
  • North Shore– LIJ: Southside Hospital & Glen Cove Hospital Family Medicine Residencies, Bay Shore and Glen Cove, New York
  • Oregon Health & Science University Family Medicine Residency, Portland, Oregon
  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, Pomona, California
  • Rose Family Medicine Residency, Denver, Colorado
  • Rutgers Robert Woods Johnson Medical School Family Medicine Residency, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Scripps Mercy Family Medicine Residency, Chula Vista, California
  • Southern California Permanente Medical Group Los Angeles Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, Los Angeles, California
  • Southern Illinois University Quincy Family Medicine Residency, Quincy, Illinois
  • St. Mark’s Family Medicine Residency, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Residency, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Scottsdale Healthcare Family Medicine Residency, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • The Ohio State University Department of Family Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
  • Wright State University Family Medicine Residency, Dayton, Ohio

The AAFP Foundation Immunization Award Committee selected this year’s winners based on their ability to implement best practices, and to identify high-impact, team-based solutions to increase influenza and pneumococcal immunization rates in seniors.

In addition to receiving a $10,000 grant to implement the quality improvement and/or community-based project, recipients are given a $1,200 travel scholarship to present their findings at the AAFP’s 2015 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students.

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This program is made possible by the AAFP Foundation through support from the Anthem Foundation and Pfizer, Inc.
Senior Immunization Grant Awards

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